Special Events


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Performance, Artists’ Demos, and Art-Making for all

Artists demonstrations, talks, & a book-signing

Nicole Aquillano demonstrates techniques of inlay slip decoration on porcelain. Ongoing, throughout the weekend, Midway Studios, #211

Flashback Friday with Alana Taranto of Ars Magna Studio
Flash back to the days of instant polaroid pictures!  Allana will be taking portraits at Factory63. One Polaroid portrait per person for the first 50 people who come visit.  Experience having your portrait made, and take home a memento of Open Studios Friday,  4-7pm 63 Melcher Street
Dawna Davis shows you how she creates a small sculptural wire bowls. Saturday and Sunday 1 & 3pm, Midway Studios, #212

Bonnie Mineo demonstrates relief printmaking with water soluble inks and foam plates. Sunday, 2pm 249 A Street Cooperative, 259 entrance 2nd floor

Sarah Meyers Brent Primal Garden at the Walter Feldman Gallery: Join the Walter Feldman Gallery for an artist’s talk, Saturday, 2 pm. 15 Channel Center 1st floor

Joanne Kaliontzis: Fish & Chicks Gallery Talk 
Joanne will talk about her experience in Eastport, Maine and process of her artwork. Saturday and Sunday 3pm FP3 Gallery, 346 Congress St. 
Boston Children’s Museum Gallery
Alice Vogler, the Arts Program Manager at Boston Children’s Museum will host free tour of Fort Point artist Floor van de Velde’s exhibit – A Curious Symphony. This exhibit is up in BCM’s gallery until early June.
Meet at the information desk: Friday, May 15: 3 & 4pm Saturday, May 16: 1, 2, & 3pm Sunday, May 17: 1, 2, & 3pm 

Made in Fort Point special guest: meet Joanne Chang of Flour Bakery. MIFP hosts a book-signing for her newest cookbook: Baking with Less Sugar: Recipes for Desserts Using Natural Sweeteners and Little-to-No White Sugar Sunday 3pm, 315 A Street


Make art with us

Free drop-in art making for all ages with FPAC artist/educators

Saturday: Snap the shapely shapesters and play the shape game. Make art with Krina Patel,  inspired by UK children’s laureate Anthony Browne.

Sunday: Make your own hand-drawn puzzle with Sage Broussea

Saturday and Sunday, 12-5 1st floor, Midway Studios

Drawing Space: artist Maggie Connors invites children to use her studio drawing area and add to the art of Open Studios throughout the weekend. Midway Studios, #501



Michael Moss Award winning jazz musician Mike Moss will be roving the neighborhood during Open Studios and playing his saxophone throughout the weekend.

Heather and Johnny play Elevator Music, Midway Studios elevator, Saturday and Sunday

Roberto Mighty Hourly screenings of a 3-screen multimedia Mount Auburn Cemetery video installation with live jazz performances by Roberto Mighty and musical partner Kathryn Howell Friday and Saturday, Midway Studios and Q&A sessions. Friday and Saturday Midway Studios, 4th floor

Fort Point Framers presents: Squeezebox Stompers and friends, Sunday

  • 1pm: John Cremona
  • 230:  Squeezebox Stompers